2015 Meeting on orphaned or endangered collections

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015 - October 14, 2015


USDA National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation, Ft. Collins, CO


A diverse group including participants from plant and animal collections gathered at the USDA NCGRP and learned about several endangered collections as well as a growing number of collections that are being backed up at the NCGRP.


McCluskey, Kevin et al. “The U.S. Culture Collection Network Lays the Foundation for Progress in Preservation of Valuable Microbial Resources.” Phytopathology vol. 106,6 (2016): 532-40. doi:10.1094/PHYTO-02-16-0074-RVW